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Feature: Brain Patterns Put ADHD in Focus
Brain scans are revealing the neurobiology underlying specific symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and raising the prospect of individualised treatments.
Browse: ADHD Medication Slows Boys’ Growth
Long-term medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reduces the growth rates of 14–16-year-old boys.
Browse: Scans Reveal Brain Changes in ADHD Expert Opinion: Antidepressants during Pregnancy Linked to ADHD in Kids
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb may be linked to attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in the child, but the risks of depressed mothers stopping their medication may be greater.
Quandary: Is Cognitive Enhancement a Problem in Australia?
Just because the non-medical use of cognitive stimulants isn’t common, it doesn’t mean it isn’t a problem.